The Graduate Certificate in Conflict Resolution and Mediation increases the competence and accountability of MSW students, social work professionals, legal professionals, and individuals from other disciplines as they work with clients and interdisciplinary teams around the rapidly growing field of mediation. This certificate provides the required 40 hours of training to become a mediator in the State of Colorado, in addition to working with specialized populations requiring mediation services.

Effective Spring 2017

Additional coursework may be required due to prerequisites. 

Required Course:
SOWK 551Fundamentals of Mediation3
Select two of the following courses:6
Conflict Management: Health and Elder Care
Multi-Party Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution in the Workplace
Divorce and Family Mediation
Total Credits9

*This certificate may have courses in common with other graduate certificates. A student may earn more than one certificate, but a given course may be counted only in one certificate.